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Regulation of Tumors by Endogenous and Exogenous Opioids (1985)

Title:

Regulation of Tumors by Endogenous and Exogenous Opioids

Key words:

opioids, milk

Research Institution:

Stanford University

Location:

California

Researcher:

Andrew R Hoffman

Project Description:

Dr. Hoffman studied how narcotic-like hormones called opioids, found naturally in the human body and also in milk, can influence and possibly regulate the growth of tumors. He investigated which tumors make opioids and how this synthesis is controlled.

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